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Olympics - 01 Jul 2020 - Events
Lausanne, 1 July 2020 - The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close almost five months ago to the day. This presented an opportunity for the Organising Committee to look back on the great sporting and popular success of the YOG as well as the positive financial results. Now, it's time to look at the legacy, which will be managed by a new structure set up for this purpose.
Olympics - 03 Apr 2013 - Financial
Tokyo, 2 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020 praised the city of Tokyo’s strong showing in recently released Global Finance Centres Index (GFCI) 2013, which elevated Japan’s capital to sixth place among 79 financial centres, up one rank from the previous ranking.
Olympics - 08 Mar 2013 - Bidding
7 March 2013; Istanbul: Forbes has cited the Turkish stock market’s “astounding 56 percent” growth in a report that names Turkey the best performer in its 2012 Periodic Table of emerging markets, reinforcing the country’s capacity to deliver an excellent Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
Olympics - 19 Jul 2012 - Events
In the week before the start of this year’s Olympic Games in London, Sportcal can reveal that the games look set to break the $8-billion barrier for commercial revenues for the first time, in the four-year cycle that also included the 2010 winter Olympics in Vancouver, thanks in part to a massive, 52-per-cent increase in the value of the games’ media rights compared with the previous four-year cycle.
Olympics - 18 Jul 2012 - Events
The new edition of Sportcal Magazine is now available, and is being distributed ahead of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Olympics - 14 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expresses its deepest sympathies to<SPAN style="COLOR: black"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"> the</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">many thousands of people whose lives and livelihoods have been affected by the Chinese earthquake. In response to this tragic event, the IOC has announced a commitment of RMB 6.9 million (USD $1million) in financial support for relief and recovery efforts in the affected regions.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN>
Olympics - 10 May 2007
The PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee will share its plans to host outstanding Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with a distinguished audience of 500 women from over 100 countries who are in Seoul this week to participate in the Business and Professional Women’s International Asia Pacific Regional Conference and a separate convention for young leaders, which start on 11 May.
Olympics - 15 Dec 2006
Vancouver - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will provide financial and business operations updates on December 19 through the issuing of its latest quarterly report.
Olympics - 05 Dec 2006
London, England, December 5, 2006 – Sochi 2014, candidate city to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, took center stage today as a unique investment project with the total support of the Russian Government and public at the 13th International Russian Banking Forum in London , counting over 300 senior executives in attendance.
Olympics - 25 Oct 2006
Vancouver - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will provide financial and business operations updates on October 25 through its annual financial report, followed by its annual progress update to the Vancouver Board of Trade.
Olympics - 24 Oct 2006
Financial grants totalling around £9 million will be made available to encourage overseas Olympic and Paralympic teams to use pre-Games training camps in the United Kingdom to prepare for the London 2012 Games, organisers announced today.
Olympics - 22 Sep 2006
South Korea’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Myung-gon KIM, who oversees the PyeongChang 2014 bid at the national government level, on Friday reiterated the government’s strong support for the Winter Olympic bid and called for additional outlays in the coming year to match the bid committee’s needs.
Olympics - 01 Sep 2006
Sochi 2014, Russia’s bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, took another leap ahead this week as the Russian government announced two major pieces of news regarding the modernization of the Sochi/Adler airport.
Olympics - 31 Aug 2006
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) today announced that the CLM consortium has been selected as the preferred bidder for the role of Delivery Partner.
Olympics - 25 Aug 2006
Sochi 2014, Russia’s bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, gathered together this week 50 members of the local and regional media to outline the Bid’s progress and the promising economic legacy that hosting the Games could bring.
Olympics - 23 Aug 2006
The president of the Korean Sports Council Jung-gil KIM challenged 13 sports associations in the country to join the government in supporting the PyeongChang 2014 Winter Olympic bid.
Olympics - 21 Apr 2006
21 April 2006; Sochi, Russia: Dmitry Chernyshenko, the CEO of Sochi’s bid to host the Olympic Winter Games in 2014, will be speaking at the prestigious 9th Russian Economic Forum held in London between 23-25 April 2006.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2006
Sochi, 31 January 2006 - Sochi 2014, the Russian bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, has received a timely boost with news that the Russian Federal Government has now formally approved in principle the USD 11.7 billion development program of the Sochi region over the next eight years.
Olympics - 08 Nov 2005
The official Chinese business delegation in the UK for the Chinese Presidents state visit, today visited the Olympic Park site and the London Organising Committee’s Headquarters.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2005
London 2012 is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement with the Canary Wharf Group regarding new premises for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) at One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2005
The Mayor of London has today welcomed the draft procurement principles that the new Olympic Delivery Authority will use to ensure the London 2012 Games deliver the greatest lasting benefits.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2005
Paris, March 11, 2005 – Paris 2012 today confirmed to the IOC Evaluation Commission, headed by Nawal El Moutawakel, the interest shown by the French and International Business Community regarding the post-Olympic use of the infrastructures that would be developed for a Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2005
New independent research released today shows that four out of five (78%) small businesses in East London support London’s Bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 14 Feb 2005
As the Capital prepares for the inspection visit of the International Olympic Committee (16-19 February), the City of London has today pledged over £1million to the London 2012 Olympic Bid.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2005
The Cabinet of the City Council of Madrid has reached an agreement in order to buy Madrid Sports Infrastructures Company’s share capital, which is a company created to manage the infrastructures related with the Madrid 2012 bid.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2005
Alberto Ruiz-Gallardon, Mayor of Madrid, has stated this morning that the Olympic Games would leave 6,050 million euros profits for Madrid until the year 2016.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
London’s bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has all the essentials necessary to make the world’s biggest event a success for business as well as for sport and the Olympic Movement, according to a Minister for the New South Wales Government in Australia, which staged the highly successful Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
Paris, January 21, 2005 – Paris 2012 officially launched its 'club des ambassadeurs' today, unveiling a unique list of athletes, artists, opinion and business leaders from around the world who fully support the French nation in its quest to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris in 2012.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 20, 2005--Whichever city is chosen to host the 2012 Olympics will incur significant costs that could affect its creditworthiness, says a report published today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
Olympics - 18 Jan 2005
Staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London would bring unparalleled opportunities for thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom, a major conference in London was told today.
Olympics - 06 Jan 2005
Madrid 2012 Olympic Office has decided to make a direct contribution of 100,000 euros to help those affected by the tsunami that has devastated several Asian countries.
Olympics - 04 Jan 2005
The Paris 2012 Corporate Club announced today that it is making a direct contribution to relief efforts in Asia.
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
New York, NY (December 7, 2004) – The New York State Legislature today authorized the expansion of New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the venue for six sports competitions for the 2012 Games in New York City. This is another major step for the City’s plan to develop the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan’s West Side, which is central to New York’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Legislature’s authorization of Javits Center expansion is the sixth step of the ten-st
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
Senior politicians in Wales and Northern Ireland have reiterated their support for London 2012 and called for the whole country to unite behind the bid.
Olympics - 03 Dec 2004
Dubrovnik, Croatia – New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, NYC2012 Founder and Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, and Olympian Donna DeVarona today addressed the annual meeting of the European Olympic Committee General Assembly. The delegation stressed that New York City’s plan to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is distinctly different because it puts the Games at the center of the city. The presentation also emphasized that the New York bid focuses on the exceptional athletic experie
Olympics - 03 Dec 2004
Dubrovnik, Croatia, 3 December: London 2012 Olympic Games bid Chairman Sebastian Coe will today highlight London’s advanced state of planning and readiness to stage the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 01 Dec 2004
The first day of work of the eighth Coordination Commission of the IOC, chaired by Jean Claude Killy, has closed at the Lingotto Congress Center.
Olympics - 29 Nov 2004
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has pledged its support for London's bid to host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2012.
Olympics - 25 Nov 2004
New York, NY (November 23, 2004) – The sweeping Hudson Yards Redevelopment Plan for Manhattan’s West Side, central to New York’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, cleared another hurdle this week in its ongoing public approval process. By a vote of 10 to 1, the City Planning Commission of New York City approved the rezoning resolution for the Hudson Yards Plan, the fifth step of the ten-step public review and approval process that is required before construction of the project can
Olympics - 19 Nov 2004
London 2012 bid organisers today released detailed plans for the next generation of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 18 Nov 2004
President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov reiterated the Russian Government’s support for Moscow’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 18 Nov 2004
Paris, 17 November 2004 - Following the submission of its Candidature File to the International Olympic Committee, Paris 2012 today revealed three trump cards as it showed its hand in the contest to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2004) – NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today made public its detailed plan for the Games in the 600-page Candidature File, the Bid Book, submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on November 15. The Bid Book tells a compelling story about New York, from the dream that began ten years ago to bring the world’s greatest event to our City, to all specifics of the plan. The filing of this 600-pag
Olympics - 12 Nov 2004
Students representing London’s higher education institutions demonstrated their support for London’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games today.
Olympics - 09 Nov 2004
8th November, 2004 - Business support for London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is set to receive a further boost later today with the announcement of Digby Jones as a Bid Ambassador.
Olympics - 29 Oct 2004
Twenty of Russia’s leading businesses this week pledged their support for Moscow’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 29 Oct 2004
Paris, October 29, 2004 - The Paris 2012 Corporate Club today announced that Airbus has signed on as a corporate sponsor in the bid to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to Paris in 2012.
Olympics - 25 Oct 2004
The London bid is on the right path to maximise pre and post Games benefits for the capital and the country from staging an Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, according to new research.
Olympics - 25 Oct 2004
A new generation of sports managers have been welcomed onto Valeri Shanstev’s team working to win for Moscow the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.